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Multi-property igus tribo-polymers increase machine service life and efficiency

Published on: 06/05/2021

Tribo-polymers showcase their advantages in maintenance-free and lubrication-free iglidur bearing technology Assessing the service life of a machine must take account of the costs of purchase, procurement and installation, as well as all the costs incurred in the long term operation, maintenance and repair of the machine. Using wear-resistant materials and low-maintenance components reduces not […]

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Zap! igus delta robot chosen for non-chemical robot weeding for crops

Published on: 29/04/2021

The world’s first non-chemical robotic weeding for cereal crops, made by agri-tech start up Small Robot Company, has successfully identified and killed weeds at a field trial in Hampshire. The wheeled robot uses igus delta robot arms to position a “zapper” and deploy ‘lightning strikes’ to kill weeds. Delta robot arms from igus were selected […]

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Quiet, strong, easy to fill: E2.1 e-chains tick all the boxes

Published on: 27/04/2021

E2.1 e-chains for small and medium-sized applications reduce noise by 10dB and assembly time by 50%. Energy supply using polymer e-chains are virtually unlimited, whether the application is linear, vertical or rotational. And new polymer materials, improved designs and customer-specific requirements are continually expanding the product range, exemplified by the E2.1, the new e-chain standard […]

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